Civil Rights

CAIR-LA: Solidarity Town Hall Against Muslim Ban 2.0 gets Robust Community Response

(ANAHEIM, CA – 3/13/2017) On Sundayafternoon, March 12, the Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA), in partnership

Muslim Ban 2.0 is Official. Here’s How You Can Fight Back.

Dear Friends and Supporters, Today, President Trump signed a new version of his bigoted Muslim Ban. After his last botched attempt, we joined our partners in opposing the ban in the courts and in the streets.  We won then, and we'll win again. CAIR is already responding to make sure that the ban is put back into the dustbin of history where it belongs.  Here are some actions you can take today to make a…

Local Community Groups Call for Investigation of Off-Duty LAPD Officer Gun Firing in Dispute with Anaheim Teenagers

(ANAHEIM, CA, 02/23/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) and Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development (OCCORD) call on the Orange County District attorney, LAPD and Anaheim Police Department to investigate and take appropriate actions following an off-duty LAPD officer firing his gun during a dispute with a teenager in Anaheim. According to reports and v…

BREAKING NEWS: CAIR Applauds Appeals Court’s Ruling Against Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Executive Order

(ANAHEIM, CA, 02/09/17) – The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) today welcomed a federal appeals court’s decision to maintain the freeze on President Trump’s controversial “Muslim ban” executive order, which barred entry into the United States by refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority nations.   A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals fo…

‘Know Your Rights’ Workshops on the Muslim Ban, Traveling and Law Enforcement Engagement

1.  CAIR-LA will be speaking on the impacts of the Muslim Ban after Friday prayer at the following locations: Islamic Society of Orange County (ISOC) Islamic Institute of Orange County (IIOC) Islamic Center of South Bay-Lomita (ICSB) Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley (ICSGV) Islamic Center of Inland Empire (ICIE) Islamic Society of West Valley (ISWV) Islamic Center of Reseda (ICR) 2. CAIR-L…

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